Ministry of Justice to ask for Golos to be closed down

posted 16 May 2013, 02:06 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 May 2013, 11:36 ]
15 May 2013 

Source: (info), citing RIA Novosti, has reported that the Minister of Justice of the Russian Federation, Aleksandr Konovalov, stated that his department will seek a court order to close down the Golos Voters’ Association if the latter does not register as a ‘foreign agent.’ Konovalov said that the fact that the organization has already been fined for failure to comply with the law confirms that the Ministry’s complaint is well-founded. [Read more]